Garth Arch looks back on his year as reigning 2012 YCLA recipient.
Fundamental changes to the way maths is taught in the Cayman Islands could help bring about a long-awaited improvement, education officials believe.
National Trust speakers ask if the Cayman Islands learned any lessons from its past in terms of sustainable industries.
Students from Cayman Prep and High School will travel to the headquarters of the United Nations to take part in the Model UN conference for schoolchildren from around the globe.
The Cayman Islands is suffering from a catalogue of social problems that are impacting children’s performance in school, according to Roy Bodden president of the University College of the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Arts Festival represents an excellent opportunity for young musicians to learn from the world's best.
The global recession is forcing companies of all types to look at their spending and investment. And many organisations are focusing their efforts on explicit cost-cutting as the solution to their problems. Unsurprisingly, such actions usually fail to produce the desired savings because executives begin with the “what” vs. the “how”.
Caymanian women have on average attained higher education levels than Caymanian men.
As we debate the impact of the rollover policy, the path to citizenship and a host of immigration related issues, the discussions seem perfectly imbalanced towards how we can protect our citizens even more, and far less on how we need to better prepare them for the job market of today’s and in the future.
Steve Jones has used 30 years of experience in the music industry to inform his new book about branding.
The mosquito magnet is another neat propane-run appliance, attracting and then killing mosquitos from up to an acre of property. Dayne advises that Camana Bay uses these models throughout their property and that they create an effective method of controlling these pests.
Cayman's top employer of the year was seslected last month out of a strong group of organisation which all impressed the juedges in some form of other with their ability to attract and retain top staff and maintain a happy work environment. Some employees of Cayman's top employers tell us more.
Reaching out to customers can be done in a wide variety of ways, as small business owners found out at a recent meeting of the cayman Islands Small Business Association
Students in the Cayman Islands who are considering a career in the visual arts can apply for a scholarship being offered by Deutsche Bank (Cayman) Ltd and the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. The journal speaks to one recipient who is now qualified to begin her career in graphic design.
In an effort to broaden the horizons of one young Caymanian, the Honorary Consulate of Spain int he Cayman Islands recently held a fundraising dinner with a distinctly Spanish feel at Luca restaurant
A look at what can be done to address the issue of finding employees on island with the right qualifiactions, training, experience and work ethic
A look at the new National Gallery and Education Centre, and the Susan Anne Olde Art Studio in particular.
Cayman Prep and High School recently announced the
introduction of a new scholarship programme for students studying for
A-level examinations, brought about by a collaboration of local
businesses all keen to support education.
Would you like to learn how to become a more effective classroom teacher or educational leader especially in a multicultural context? Well, the Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed) program will help you achieve your objective of becoming that educational professional
The new high school design causes education debate.
Governance, empowerment and leadership are the themes for this year’s conference held at the University College of the Cayman Islands this month. Keynote speaker Sir Shridath Surendranath Ramphal, a Guyanese barrister, politician and international civil servant was the keynote speaker at the event and granted the Journal an exclusive interview on his interpretation of the theme.
Mediation offers a more economical means of resolving disputers, with an impartial third person assisting both sides in reaching a mutually agreeable settlement without taking it to court
Made famous as the title of a book by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the phrase “It takes a village to raise a child” is a good reminder that society needs to come together as one to ensure that young people are properly nurtured and developed. Cayman of years gone by was an excellent reflection of that phrase, with everyone looking out for each other.
A review of Michael Koryta's book The Cypress House
From the perspective of the business owner, getting young people
adequately prepared for the work place is an incredibly important aspect
of their secondary education, yet how...
Around 300 people gathered at The
Ritz-Carlton for the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants third
annual gala, celebrating students who recently gained qualifications in the
Now coming up to its 41st year of providing
further education in the Cayman Islands, the International College of the
Cayman Islands has some exciting new developments in the pipeline. ICCI
President John H. Cummings speaks with the Journal.
KPMG continues to show a desire in supporting and
developing the young people of the Cayman Islands. Most recently, through its
scholarship programme, three young Caymanians graduated with their bachelor’s
degree and two new recipients received overseas scholarships to attend the
school of their choice.
St Ignatius Catholic School recently celebrated the
success of one of its students, Stuart Jennings, who was awarded a place at
Oxford University this year (a first for the school) after a stellar
performance in his A-levels.
Young Caymanian Sarah Gilman recently got the chance of a lifetime to
broaden her horizons, with sponsorship from Jabre Capital Partners
(Cayman) Limited and DMTC Group Limited to attend the recent Global the
Global Young Leaders Conference in Beijing, Hangzhou and Shanghai China.
A long-time yet quiet supporter of further education for Caymanians in
the field of accounting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cayman Islands
currently has seven full-time scholarship awardees all busy working
towards their accounting degrees and then on to full CPA qualification.
Stay on track - Anything that is worth achieving is worth the efforts
and the setback en route. There will be days when you do not feel to go
on, days when you feel frustrated. However, if you stick to your goals
and purpose, these days will go and you will find out that it was worth
the struggles. Pursue your dreams.
Recent altruistic efforts by Campbells Attorneys-at-law have resulted
in a considerable improvement in the facilities at John Gray High
School enabling teachers to communicate better with students with a
corresponding improvement in students’ ability to learn. Business Editor
Lindsey Turnbull reports.
Namaste, a warm respectful Hindu greeting, and Ni Hao, a Chinese
greeting equivalent to hello: will either of these be the greeting used
by business and political leaders when they meet in the near future?
It is common wisdom that knowledge is power. So for centuries access to
higher education has been limited to the very few who could afford it
and those few others who were chosen from among the brightest
youngsters. It was a privilege to go to college and only the most
privileged members of society got that opportunity.
A company orders equipment that is crucial to its improved
productivity. The equipment arrives but the instructions for
assembling and operating it are in Spanish. What do they do? Send it
all back and risk diminished returns; pay lots of money to bring in a
consultant from the manufacturing company; or ask the employee who has
done Spanish courses in university to translate the documents?
With the 2010 YCLA less than two months away, Elroy Bryan has proven his strong leadership with an ongoing commitment to the youth and future of the Cayman Islands. Elroy, who received the 2009 YCLA earlier this year, has dedicated a large chunk of his personal time to ...
The glory days of Cayman’s past are gone, according to Education Minister Rolston Anglin, speaking at the recent Cayman Islands National Youth Development Symposium which brought together students, teachers and government as well as others interested in the sustainable development of Cayman’s youth.